Turn Your Blog Into a Lean Startup and Business Model Design Tool

Business Model Canvas for WordPress

Business Model Press is based on Business Model Canvas by Alex Osterwalder, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0.

Blogging is not only useful for introducing ideas. It's also the primary way many companies communicate with and get feedback from their customers - making blogging a killer opportunity for business model- and customer development.

After having more than 100 students and 20 startup teams doing exactly that - blog their business model - I learned that it helped the teams systemize collaboration, speed up the learning process, get going with customer development and more quickly take action on their business model assumptions.

However, the teams still had to download the business model canvas, convert it into a picture, upload it to PowerPoint, take notes on top of it, and store it as a new picture. Further, they had to upload, resize, and import it into the editorial before finally publishing - and repeat for each and every iteration of the business model. Not very efficient.

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